The table below looks at the statistics for WinForms skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WinForms over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 413 428 326
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -102
Contract jobs citing WinForms 183 167 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.35% 0.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.35% 1.31% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 118 177
Average daily rate £335 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 5
Average hourly rate £37.25 £34.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.55% -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.55 £34.00 £35.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.58 £40.80 £105.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £34.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -6.20%
WinForms
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13519 12732 12319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.65% 27.04% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9470 8568 7886
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 179 254
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £46.28 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

WinForms
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WinForms across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WinForms Jobs Demand Trend in England

WinForms
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WinForms across the England region.

WinForms Daily Rate Trend in England

WinForms
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WinForms across the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

WinForms Daily Rate Histogram in England

WinForms
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WinForms across the England region.

WinForms Hourly Rate Trend in England

WinForms
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WinForms within the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -19 71 £450 -18.18% 38
West Midlands +17 35 £350 +16.66% 8
South East +14 25 £335 -4.28% 29
Yorkshire -8 18 £313 -10.71% 17
North West -10 14 £315 +0.15% 10
East of England -4 12 £315 +20.57% 7
South West +5 4 £300 - 13
East Midlands -14 4 £300 -7.69% 8
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WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing WinForms also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WinForms.

1 356 (87.04%) .NET
2 351 (85.82%) C#
3 240 (58.68%) SQL Server
4 199 (48.66%) SQL
5 147 (35.94%) Windows
6 130 (31.78%) VB.NET
7 125 (30.56%) WPF
8 113 (27.63%) WCF
8 113 (27.63%) .NET Framework
9 111 (27.14%) Finance
10 108 (26.41%) ASP.NET
11 91 (22.25%) Team Foundation Server
12 89 (21.76%) MVC
13 87 (21.27%) Agile Software Development
14 81 (19.80%) Microsoft
15 78 (19.07%) TDD
16 68 (16.63%) VB
17 66 (16.14%) Visual Studio
18 60 (14.67%) OO
19 56 (13.69%) Banking
20 55 (13.45%) T-SQL
20 55 (13.45%) JavaScript
21 53 (12.96%) ASP.NET MVC
22 52 (12.71%) C++
23 50 (12.22%) XML
23 50 (12.22%) Front Office
24 45 (11.00%) HTML
24 45 (11.00%) Multithreading
25 44 (10.76%) Unit Testing
26 42 (10.27%) Entity Framework

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing WinForms also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WinForms. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (4.89%) IIS
2 10 (2.44%) CMS
3 6 (1.47%) NServiceBus
4 4 (0.98%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.73%) JBoss
6 2 (0.49%) Documentum
6 2 (0.49%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.24%) Node.js
Applications
1 38 (9.29%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.71%) SSL
2 6 (1.47%) DNS
2 6 (1.47%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.98%) Firewall
3 4 (0.98%) LDAP
4 3 (0.73%) FTP
4 3 (0.73%) SMTP
4 3 (0.73%) VPN
5 1 (0.24%) HTTP
5 1 (0.24%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.24%) Wireless
5 1 (0.24%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (58.68%) SQL Server
2 41 (10.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (7.33%) Oracle Database
4 21 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (4.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (4.65%) Oracle Reports
7 17 (4.16%) Oracle Database 11g
8 15 (3.67%) Relational Database
9 14 (3.42%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (2.93%) Big Data
11 10 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
12 9 (2.20%) RDBMS
13 8 (1.96%) MS Access
14 7 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 6 (1.47%) NoSQL
16 5 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
17 3 (0.73%) DTS
17 3 (0.73%) KDB
17 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2000
17 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 91 (22.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 66 (16.14%) Visual Studio
3 24 (5.87%) Jenkins
4 20 (4.89%) NUnit
5 11 (2.69%) NCover
6 10 (2.44%) FxCop
6 10 (2.44%) Rhino Mocks
7 9 (2.20%) Subversion
8 8 (1.96%) ClearCase
9 7 (1.71%) Hudson
9 7 (1.71%) TeamCity
10 6 (1.47%) Git (software)
10 6 (1.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 5 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (0.98%) Rational Robot
13 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 1 (0.24%) Moq
14 1 (0.24%) MSTest
14 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
14 1 (0.24%) WiX
General
1 111 (27.14%) Finance
2 56 (13.69%) Banking
3 50 (12.22%) Front Office
4 32 (7.82%) Back Office
5 13 (3.18%) Investment Banking
6 11 (2.69%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.96%) Games
7 8 (1.96%) Retail
8 5 (1.22%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.73%) Marketing
10 2 (0.49%) Advertising
10 2 (0.49%) Avionics
10 2 (0.49%) Military
10 2 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.49%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 348 (85.09%) Developer
2 211 (51.59%) C# Developer
3 196 (47.92%) .NET Developer
4 110 (26.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 94 (22.98%) WinForms Developer
6 73 (17.85%) SQL Developer
7 56 (13.69%) VB.NET Developer
8 42 (10.27%) Software Developer
9 41 (10.02%) SQL Server Developer
10 29 (7.09%) ASP.NET Developer
11 26 (6.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 26 (6.36%) Senior Developer
12 24 (5.87%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 24 (5.87%) WPF Developer
13 21 (5.13%) C# WPF Developer
14 20 (4.89%) C# Software Developer
14 20 (4.89%) C# VB.NET Developer
15 18 (4.40%) Oracle Developer
16 16 (3.91%) WCF Developer
17 14 (3.42%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 356 (87.04%) .NET
2 125 (30.56%) WPF
3 113 (27.63%) .NET Framework
3 113 (27.63%) WCF
4 108 (26.41%) ASP.NET
5 53 (12.96%) ASP.NET MVC
6 50 (12.22%) XML
7 45 (11.00%) HTML
8 42 (10.27%) Entity Framework
9 38 (9.29%) jQuery
10 36 (8.80%) Web Services
11 34 (8.31%) CSS
12 28 (6.85%) ADO.NET
13 24 (5.87%) LINQ
14 23 (5.62%) ASP.NET Web API
15 21 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 17 (4.16%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 16 (3.91%) Unity DI Container
18 15 (3.67%) AngularJS
18 15 (3.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (8.80%) N-Tier
3 25 (6.11%) Derivative
4 23 (5.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 14 (3.42%) Equity Derivative
6 13 (3.18%) Fixed Income
6 13 (3.18%) Mathematics
7 12 (2.93%) Computer Science
7 12 (2.93%) Equities
8 8 (1.96%) Algorithms
8 8 (1.96%) Data Structures
9 7 (1.71%) NHS
9 7 (1.71%) Swaptions
10 6 (1.47%) Hedge funds
10 6 (1.47%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.47%) Online Games
10 6 (1.47%) SCADA
11 5 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.22%) Replication
11 5 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 147 (35.94%) Windows
2 15 (3.67%) Windows 7
2 15 (3.67%) Windows 8
3 8 (1.96%) Windows Server
4 7 (1.71%) Linux
5 4 (0.98%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.73%) Unix
7 2 (0.49%) Android
7 2 (0.49%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.24%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (21.76%) MVC
2 87 (21.27%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (19.07%) TDD
4 60 (14.67%) OO
5 45 (11.00%) Multithreading
6 44 (10.76%) Unit Testing
7 42 (10.27%) Software Engineering
8 32 (7.82%) MVVM
9 29 (7.09%) Risk Management
10 28 (6.85%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (6.11%) Low Latency
11 25 (6.11%) Migration
12 21 (5.13%) E-Commerce
13 20 (4.89%) SDLC
14 19 (4.65%) Integration Testing
14 19 (4.65%) SOLID
15 18 (4.40%) Change Management
15 18 (4.40%) OOD
16 17 (4.16%) Algorithmic Trading
16 17 (4.16%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 351 (85.82%) C#
2 199 (48.66%) SQL
3 130 (31.78%) VB.NET
4 68 (16.63%) VB
5 55 (13.45%) JavaScript
5 55 (13.45%) T-SQL
6 52 (12.71%) C++
7 34 (8.31%) VB6
8 31 (7.58%) VBA
9 13 (3.18%) Java
9 13 (3.18%) PowerShell
10 11 (2.69%) XAML
11 10 (2.44%) VBScript
12 8 (1.96%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.22%) XPath
14 4 (0.98%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.49%) Delphi
16 1 (0.24%) C
16 1 (0.24%) Perl
16 1 (0.24%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (4.40%) Degree
2 9 (2.20%) SC Cleared
2 9 (2.20%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.24%) ISEB
3 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.24%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.11%) QA
2 2 (0.49%) ISO 14001
2 2 (0.49%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.49%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 81 (19.80%) Microsoft
2 42 (10.27%) Oracle
3 19 (4.65%) DevExpress
4 13 (3.18%) Sybase
5 5 (1.22%) Syncfusion
6 3 (0.73%) Citrix
6 3 (0.73%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.49%) IBM
7 2 (0.49%) SAP
8 1 (0.24%) Actimize
8 1 (0.24%) Google
8 1 (0.24%) Informatica
8 1 (0.24%) Telerik
8 1 (0.24%) Xamarin
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